Why eXp World Holdings, Inc. (EXPI) Is Getting Hammered Today

eXp World Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPI) is among the top losers of the stock market today, sinking -6.26% or (-0.7 points) to $10.49 from its previous close of $11.19. Does this decline mean it the best stock to buy right now? The shares seem to have an active trading volume day with a reported 157999 contracts so far this session. EXPI shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 165.03 thousand shares, but with a 23.44 million float and a 11.23% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for EXPI stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $18 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 71.59% from where the EXPI share price has been trading recently which is between $11.02 and $11.84. There are some brokerage firms that offer lower targets than the average, with one of them, even setting their price target at $17.

The shorts are climbing into eXp World Holdings, Inc. (EXPI) stock. The latest set of short interest data was released on 15 May 2019, and the numbers show a rise in short interest in EXPI shares. While short interest still represents only 11.57% of EXPI’s float, the number of shares shorted have risen by 394945. The number of shares shorted advanced to 2712399 shares, up from 2317454 shares during the preceding fortnight. With average daily trading volumes at 176102 shares, days to cover decreased to about 25.37923 days. The most recent news story about the stock that appeared in Yahoo Finance‘s news section was titled “eXp World Holdings, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:EXPI) Profit Outlook” and dated June 08, 2019.

During the recent trading session for eXp World Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPI), the company witnessed their stock rise $0.43 over a week and surge $0.32 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $19.72, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 09/21/18. The recent low of $6.61 stood for a -46.81% since 12/26/18, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 3.88 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is greater than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to.

Looking at the current readings for eXp World Holdings, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 47.02. This figure suggests that EXPI stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current EXPI readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 47.14% at this stage. This figure means that EXPI share price today is being neutral.

Technical chart claims that eXp World Holdings, Inc. (EXPI) would settle between $11.68/share to $12.17/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $10.86 mark, then the market for eXp World Holdings, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $10.53 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.45. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.

EXPI equity has an average rating of 1, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 3 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 0 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 3 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while no rated it as a sell. 3 analysts rated eXp World Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPI) as a buy or a strong buy while not a single analyst advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.

Moving on, EXPI stock price is currently trading at 0X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/S ratio is 1.16 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 3.63.

eXp World Holdings, Inc. (EXPI)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly 100.89% to hit $262240, based on current Zacks Consensus Estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over 85.66% from $500140 to a noteworthy $928560. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, eXp World Holdings, Inc. is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly 133.33% to hit $0.01 per share. For the fiscal year, EXPI’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly 56.41% to hit $-0.17 per share.